Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible

Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible

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Baker & Taylor
"This outstanding source is the place to find definitions, personal names and their derivation, places, and concepts from the Bible. Six hundred leading scholars from a wide spectrum of theological perspectives have come together to provide almost 5,000 articles that reflect current biblical scholarship, archaeological discoveries, trends, and issues. A must for every library."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

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A major reference for reading and studying the Bible, containing some 5,000 articles. Explains all the books, persons, places, events, and significant terms found in the scriptures, and explores the cultural, geographical, and literary background of each biblical book. Incorporates articles that explore related areas such as biblical theology, text and transmission, Near Eastern archaeology, and extrabiblical writings. Entries reflect recent archaeological discoveries and recent scholarship, including insights from literary, historical, sociological, and other recent approaches to the Bible. Freedman is affiliated with the University of California-San Diego. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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& Taylor

"This outstanding source is the place to find definitions, personal names and their derivation, places, and concepts from the Bible. Six hundred leading scholars from a wide spectrum of theological perspectives have come together to provide almost 5,000 articles that reflect current biblical scholarship, archaeological discoveries, trends, and issues. A must for every library."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.Explains the books, persons, places, events, and significant terms found in the scriptures; explores the cultural, geographical, and literary background of each biblical book; and includes articles that explore related areas.
Explains the books, persons, places, events, and significant terms found in the scriptures; explores the cultural, geographical, and literary background of each biblical book; and includes articles that explore related areas.
The most comprehensive and current single volume bible dictionary on the market features 5,000 articles on books, persons, and locales, compiled by more than 600 experts.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans, 2000
ISBN: 9780802824004
0802824005
Branch Call Number: R 220.3 EER
Characteristics: xxxiii, 1425 p. : ill., maps (some col.) ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Dictionary of the Bible

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